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FALL FOR GREENVILLE 2018 is here, and we’re pumped about this year’s live music (hello, JERRY DOUGLAS BAND!). Check out our breakdown right here.

FALL FOR GREENVILLE 2018 is here, with plenty of delights to offer. Three days of music, featuring JERRY DOUGLAS BAND, SON LITTLE, KING TUFF, SARAH SHOOK, AMERICAN AQUARIUM, RUBY VELLE & THE SOULPHONICS & more!

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RADIO ROOM and THE SPINNING JENNY have awesome shows coming (including MICHELLE MALONE, LEE BAINS III, TOWN MOUNTAIN & THE BLACK LILLIES) and HORIZON’s got the vinyl (and CD’s) for them all!

Our buddies over at the RADIO ROOM and THE SPINNING JENNY are all over it lately, booking fantastic shows with some old friends and new favorites of Horizon Records.

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MICHELLE MALONE returned to HORIZON RECORDS for a rockin’ full-band in-store show on RECORD FAIR WEEKEND, and we’re still blown away.

We were thrilled to have our friend Michelle Malone back in the house on Saturday for a full-tilt rock & roll show as we celebrated our Record Fair. Good to see that she’s still as fiery a singer as ever, and still a badass guitar player.

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Many thanks to T. HARDY MORRIS for bringing his neo-psychedelic garage country-rock to HORIZON RECORDS this afternoon, before he headed off to his full-band show at the RADIO ROOM!

T. Hardy Morris played a fantastic in-store set with us today, and we were blown away by the haunting chemistry between him and pedal-steel player Kiffy Meyers. Thank you all for coming out to this event, and as always, we love you.

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KAMASI WASHINGTON continues to smash through the boundaries of jazz on his epic new album, HEAVEN & EARTH, over 2 hours of music on 2CDs or 4 vinyl LPs!

The long-awaited follow up to Washington’s debut The Epic, Heaven & Earth is comprised of two halves, which find Washington confronting quotidian realities with cosmic themes. A further investigation of Washington’s world building ideas,

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Many thanks to AMERICAN AQUARIUM, THE RADIO ROOM, Mr. BJ BARHAM, NEW WEST RECORDS and of course, you, for helping us put on a great acoustic in-store sampling of the band’s new album, Things Change!

Tonight, BJ BARHAM played a brief and beautiful in-store solo acoustic preview of AMERICAN AQUARIUM’s Radio Room show to a great crowd. Songs and stories were shared, copies of the band’s

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The Upstate’s own NIEL BROOKS has released a mesmerizing new album, SEWN INTO THE SKY, in-stock now only on vinyl LP!

Who says you can’t make a gorgeous “dark night of the soul” album that’s largely without vocals? That’s what our friend Niel Brooks has done with his new album, Sewn Into The Sky. With his intricate acoustic guitar playing and unerring sense of mood, the melodies unwind gently, moving down unexpected

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Damn right, BUDDY GUY’s new album, “THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL” is a powerful dose of true blues from the last man standing.

The original pure blues light of the great Buddy Guy, the man with the quicksilver guitar skills and the soul-man’s shout, shines a little brighter now, and that we should value his blistering new album, The Blues Is Alive And Well (out now on CD and vinyl LP) more than ever.

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PAUL THORN’s MISSION TEMPLE FIREWORKS REVIVAL just left town, but we’re still diggin’ on the gospel-soaked album that inspired it, “Don’t Let The Devil Ride!”

We’re blown away down to our socks by the new PAUL THORN album, Don’t Let The Devil Ride, in-stock now on CD and available on vinyl May 11th. Already one of our favorite songwriters

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THE WOOD BROTHERS stopped in to HORIZON RECORDS to play a show in celebration of RECORD STORE DAY (and their wonderful new album, “One Drop Of Truth”), and it was EPIC.

HORIZON RECORDS AND THE BOHEMIAN CAFE WOULD LIKE TO THANK OLIVER WOOD, CHRIS WOOD and JANO RIX for their dazzling in-store show today, and for their love and respect for RECORD STORE DAY in general. We were blown away by their performance, and their willingness to hop behind the

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  • Brad Mehldau Double Hitter Out Now Via Nonesuch!
                  Grammy Award winning jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, Brad Mehldau, has two new albums, After Bach II and Après Fauré, out on Nonesuch Records! […]
  • Kamasi Washington Turns to Dance on Fearless Movement, Out Now!
    Following 2015’s (aptly titled) The Epic and 2018’s Heaven and Earth, the Los Angeles saxophonist, composer, and band leader juggernaut’s Fearless Movement is “a celebration of music, dance, and the ever changing maze of the mind that makes us who we are”. […]
  • TECHNICS SL-D202 turntable
    The semi-auto SL-D202 was introduced in 1981 as the replacement of the D2 model. They continued the tradition of employing a high quality direct drive motor and great sounding tone arm. The cue control was moved to the outside of the table for easier access. This turntable has been professionally […]
  • TECHNICS SLD2 TURNTABLE w/ custom paint job
    The semi-auto SL-D2 is the workhorse of the Technics family. Time has proven this model extremely reliable due to its high-quality direct drive motor and tone arm. This unit features a unique (and very handsome) custom paint job and has been professionally inspected, refurbished, lubricated and has […]
  • Yamaha 5-disc Carousel CD Player
    Tons of programming options and 18bit digital conversion (w/ 8 X oversampling)! Heavy duty unit and professionally inspected and refurbished!     […]
  • Thorens MM 008 Pre-amplifier
    Audiophile grade phono pre-amplifier, extremely clean sound and as reliable and well-constructed as they get! High versatility and ease of use: the MM 008 phono preamplifier can be adjusted to match the tonal characteristics of your pick-up cartridge, ranging from an MM setting to three different […]
  • Technics SLDD2 Turntable
    Technics direct drive quality at an affordable price! The great thing about Technics is they made quality affordable tables that were never “cheap”. This semi-auto SL-DD2 is one of the easiest turntables to operate. Simply move the tone arm over to start the record! This turntable has been […]
  • Technics SLD20 Turntable
    The semi-auto SL-D20 was the most popular of the p-mount turntables. They are ultra-reliable and feature a high-quality direct drive motor. This table has been thoroughly tested and is operating at 100%! Has been fitted with a like new audio technical stylus, Plug and play!       […]
  • Onkyo TX SR 876 Receiver
    Modern AV receiver with plenty of inputs and outputs and turntable READY with on-board phono pre-amplifier! Robust power for surround or otherwise at 140 watts PER CHANNEL! 140 watts x 7 into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.05% THD. THX® Ultra2 Plus certification new THX listening modes for optimized […]
  • Haffler XL 280 Power Amplifier
    Legendary dedicated power amplifier, pure audiophile grade sound (No gain or tone control needed!), and near non-existent self noise! This is one of the very best amplifiers that Hafler made. It offers 145 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and is stable down to 1 ohm, offering 325 watts for short […]
  • Audio Research LS1 Line Stage Amplifier
    No tone adjustment needed, pure sound for the sound purist! The Audio Research LS1 Line Stage Amplifier is designed to accommodate music lovers who exclusively use line-level input sources — digital or analog — for the reproduction and enjoyment of music in their home audio systems. In technology, […]
    The BDP-S580 has built-in Wi-Fi and the best current lineup of streaming-media services, including Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu Plus, Vudu, Slacker, and CinemaNow! […]
    The Technics SL-D30 is a fantastic direct drive turntable featuring the same sound specifications as the SL-D3 model (Which is usually considerably higher in price) […]
    This unit has been completely refurbished including lubrication and calibration! Includes vintage Audio Technica cartridge with OEM stylus! […]
    The Technics SL-D3 is the FULLY AUTOMATIC version of the SL-D2 which is regarded as the workhorse of the Technics family. […]
    The Technics SL-D2 has been considered the workhorse of the Technics line of turntables for decades. […]
    The Technics SL-D1 turntable is a FULL MANUAL version of the legendary SL-D2, this model has been regarded as a “tank” and “indestructible” among hi-fi enthusiasts for decades. […]
    The Sansui S2000 speakers have been highly regarded in the hi-fi community for decades and for good reason! […]
    Very nice Blu-Ray player, with remote! Enjoy 3D Blu-ray Disc movies in Full HD 1080p--also supports standard Blu-ray Disc movies in HD and upscales DVDs to near HD quality. […]
  • RCA 45-EY-2 45rpm TURNTABLE
    The RCA 45-EY-2 is an AC operated 3 tube automatic phonograph with mono amplifier and speaker.  The turntable is a 45 RPM, model RP-190-1, which holds up to twelve 7 inch fine groove records. Uses crystal pickup with medium output voltage. Also uses Qty(1) PM Elliptical 4″ x 6″ speaker. […]
    The BX-300 incorporates a wealth of original Nakamichi technology such as the Discrete Three Head system, a Direct Drive Asymmetrical, Diffused Resonance Dual Capstan Transport etc. […]
    This NAD 7020E is an absolutely rock solid receiver, 2x20watts and AM/FM receiver is perfect for bookshelf and medium sized speakers. To those familiar with the NAD 3020E Stereo Amp, this unit employs much of the same technology!       […]